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How To Easily Water Your Hanging Plant Baskets
Hanging plants can be a great way to add greenery to your home, but since they can be difficult to care for while hanging, follow these tips to keep them thriving.
To reach the height of hanging plants, you can use an extendable watering can or invest in a hose watering wand to make the process easier on your arms.
A 12-to-14-inch hanging plant basket will need about 1 gallon of water per watering session, while newer plants will only need about half the volume
of their pot worth of water.
Slowly water the soil, not the foliage, to allow it to absorb moisture. If water quickly runs out of the bottom, it hasn’t been absorbed, and you’ll have to water the plant again.
To help them retain moisture, water your plants in the early morning or evening so the water doesn’t evaporate, and layer the soil with compost and mulch.